Who we are
The NORTH EASTERN POLICE ACADEMY (erstwhile the Regional Police Training College) is an establishment of the Govt of India, under the Ministry of Home Affairs. It is situated in Ri-Bhoi District of Meghalaya. The Academy started functioning from July,1978. It is engaged in shaping police officers for equitable, effective and sensitive policing. It is dedicated to teaching the police personnel of North Eastern States and from across the country to safeguard the value of freedom - freedom from disorder, criminal acts and criminals.
The Academy is located at Umsaw Village under the Ri-Bhoi District of Meghalaya. A 20 Km journey towards the north from Shillong, the capital of Meghalaya, 83 Km South from Guwahati on the Shillong-Guwahati National Highway and 12 Km west from Umroi Airport. The entry point towards the Academy is from the main G S road popularly known as Umsaw Dyke. The Academy is situated just about 100 yards from the Dyke. The Academy has a beautiful sprawling campus spreading over an area of 205 acres of land and is located at a height of 976 metres (3500 ft).